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Table 4 Associations between blood lead level and stunting status

From: Stunting is associated with blood lead concentration among Bangladeshi children aged 2-3 years

  Unadjusted for Clinic Site Adjusted for Clinic Site and Maternal Depression
  OR CI OR CI
Blood Lead Level
Umbilical Cord Blood 0.98 0.95–1.01 0.97 0.93–1.00
20–40 months 1.12 1.02–1.22 1.15 1.00–1.33
Mother's Proteina 0.60 0.44–0.80 0.7 0.42–1.14
Mother's Education 0.78 0.63–0.96 0.71 0.53–0.94
Mother's Weightb 0.99 0.96–1.01 0.99 0.95–1.02
HOME Scoreb 0.96 0.89–1.03 0.97 0.88–1.06
Maternal Depressionb 0.97 0.89–1.06
Smoke Exposure 0.82 0.58–1.17 0.94 0.59–1.51
Mother's Height 0.94 0.91–0.97 0.93 0.88–0.97
Average Water Manganese 1.00 1.00–1.00 1.0 1.00–1.00
Average Water Arsenic 1.00 1.00–1.00 1.0 1.00–1.00
Clinic Site
 Sirajdikhan reference  
 Pabna 0.57 0.27–1.18
  1. aA measure of mother's protein was derived from frequency (times consumed per week) of fish, meat and egg consumption
  2. bThese measurements were taken at enrollment of the mothers, which occurred at approximately 18 weeks into their pregnancy